Key Stage 1 Leader

Key Stage 1 Leader

Miss Regan

Hello, I’m Miss Regan, I am Key Stage 1 Leader and Acting Assistant Head. I’ll be looking after your child’s education for the next academic year.

Class ETA

Class ETA

Miss Guy

Hi, my name is Miss. Guy. I am an ETA in Year 1 and I am a lunchtime supervisor. I enjoy and particularly setting up outdoor games for all to play at lunchtime!

Class 1R curriculum

Summer term

Our topic question this term is

Why do we love to be beside the seaside?


  • Know that we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus.
  • Reflect on what Easter means for us
  • Think about the times when we have experienced surprise
  • Know that Jesus appeared to the disciple’s and helped them to understand that he was truly risen
  • Know that Jesus showed great power, love for sick people and great love for all who are sick today
  • Hear the story of ‘Storm at Sea’, ‘Jesus and the blind man’ and ‘Jesus and the sick man’


  • Be able to include full stops, capital letters and finger spaces within our writing
  • Use phonics to help with spellings
  • Be able to use a range of conjunctions and punctuation; including exclamation marks and question marks
  • Write an alternative ending story
  • Write a fact file about Filey
  • Revise what we have been learning in our SPAG lessons to consolidate our learning



  • Be following and discussing the Journey in Love  syllabus for Year 1 ‘We meet God’s love in our family.’ This unit will focus on knowing and understanding that we are growing and developing as members of our own family and God’s family.


  • Identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom
  • Research Filey coast and compare to Dewsbury town
  • Be able to find Yorkshire on a map of the UK
  • Look at human and physical features of Filey


Design and Technology

  • Be able to design and make a beach hut
  • Be able to evaluate our work stating what we like and dislike
  • Carefully select different materials
  • Be able to use a variety of equipment
  • Be able to use junk modeling materials



  • Look at how Dewsbury and Filey has changed throughout the years.


  • Be able to count, read and write numbers up to 100
  • Count in multiples of 2, 5 and 10 to 100
  • Be able to add and subtract one and two digit numbers beyond 50
  • Solve one-step addition and subtraction problems
  • Solve one-step multiplication and division problems
  • Be able to compare, describe and solve practical problems for weight and capacity
  • Recognise and know the value of different denominations of coins and notes


  • Identify and name a variety of common wild and garden plants, including deciduous and evergreen trees
  • Identify and describe the basic structure of a variety of common flowering plants, including trees.


Physical education

  • Be able to follow instructions
  • Be aware of health and safety
  • Understand why we need to warm up and cool down
  • Use our bodies in different ways to create sequences of movement to music in our dance lessons
  • Safely use a variety of apparatus
  • Practice ball skills within Netball—correct throwing
  • Learn the rules of Netball and follow them correctly
  • Learn dance routines to seaside rhythms
  •  If your child has pierced ears, it would be much appreciated if you could remove their earrings on each morning of P.E.  Please note that staff are not able to remove them or cover them, so this will result in your child not taking part in our P.E. lesson and an alternative task will be provided for the child, this is due to health and safety reasons.  Long hair must be tied back.



  • Use technology safely and respectfully
  • Look at treasure maps for debugging
  • Using 2Simple to programme Bee-bots
  • Create own map of a beach to programme a Bee-bot to find treasure
  • Look at algorithms
  • Look at instructions
  • Create a digital postcard


  • Use a range of materials to create a lighthouse
  • Use our pencil and painting skills to create a seaside landscape



  • Look at a variety of instruments
  • Compare tempo and beats
  • Listening to music related to the underwater world


This will continue to be handed out on a Friday and will be collected back in the following Wednesday.

Children will have independent reading books which will be brought home once a week and MUST be returned to school on their reading day.  Reading records will be given to the children for parents to fill out as and when their child reads during the week at home.

Spellings will not be sent home as a list to learn, as a spelling test. It will be an additional piece of English homework, linking to phonic sounds.

School Trips

In support of our topic ‘Seaside’, we would like to take Year 1 children to Filey 

School uniform will NOT be required for this visit; but they will require sensible shoes and maybe a waterproof coat. Please note that during the day the children will have the opportunity to paddle in the sea, so please ensure that you send your child with a towel and a set of dry clothes.  You may also provide them with a bucket and spade, but please ensure that this is in a bag with their name on each item.

Year 1 Assemblies

Our class assembly will take place on Wednesday 18th June

Our Class Blog

What happens in our class? have a look at all the blog post direct from the classroom. 

Year 1 At the Seaside

Year 1 went to Filey on Thursday 20th June. When we got there we had a picnic in Glen Gardens. We then went down to the beach. We built great sandcastles and some of the children dug big holes until they found water- they were very excited. We played football on the...

Year 1 at the Sand Park

On Thursday 2nd May Year 1 went to the Sand Park in Dewsbury Park. This trip was to introduce our new topic about the seaside. We had a great day - digging deep to find wet sand. The. We worked hard together to build fantastic sandcastles using the instructions we had...

Zacchaeus Year 1

Today's story is about a man many people didn't like. Of little stature, he was unable either to see over or to make his way through the crowds and therefore scaled a sycamore tree. There he was singled out by Jesus, who said to him, "Zacchaeus, make haste, and come...

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